Category: Fire Department News

Building Permits Issued

The Champaign Fire Department’s Building Safety Division recently issued the following building permits for projects with an estimated construction value of $250,000 or more. Address Value of Construction Date Issued Type Use 2001 S First St $422,000 11-4-19 Commercial alteration State Farm Office 109 Kenwood $6,405,883 10-31-19 Commercial addition Swann Special Care Center 2019 Overall […]


Building Permit Issued

The Champaign Fire Department’s Building Safety Division recently issued the following building permit for a project with an estimated construction value of $250,000 or more.  Address Value of Construction Date Issued Type Use 502 E Healey $9,700,000 10-29-19 New/Multi-Family College City Apartments         2019 Overall Construction Value to Date: $210,722,904.50


Building Permits Issued

The Champaign Fire Department’s Building Safety Division recently issued the following building permits for projects with an estimated construction value of $250,000 or more. Address Value of Construction Date Issued Type Use 100 W University Ave. $288,170 10-17-19 Commercial Alteration Busey Bank 1609 Rion Dr. $1,000,000 10-23-19 New/Commercial Morton Building 1907 S Fourth $5,454,859 10-22-19 New/Commercial […]


Building Permits Issued

The Champaign Fire Department’s Building Safety Division recently issued the following building permits for projects with an estimated construction value of $250,000 or more. Address Value of Construction Date Issued Type Use 3907 Slate Dr. $239,900 8-15-19 Single Family Single Family Home 2000 N Neil # 108 $420,283 8-19-19 Commercial Alteration Lenscrafters 512 S Third […]


Building Permits Issued

The Champaign Fire Department’s Building Safety Division recently issued the following building permits for projects with an estimated construction value of $250,000 or more.   Address Value of Construction Date Issued Type Use 3514 Fields South Drive $1,648,285 6/14/2019 New Retail shell building         2019 Overall Construction Value to Date: $85,803,154


Building Permits Issued

The Champaign Fire Department’s Building Safety Division recently issued the following building permits for projects with an estimated construction value of $250,000 or more.  Address Value of Construction Date Issued Type Use 601 N Country Fair Dr $288,000 4-24-19 Commercial Alteration Pavlov Media 1813 W Kirby $372,878 4-23-19 Commercial Alteration Carle 708 S Sixth $50,512,000 […]


City’s Building Safety Division Inspects HUB Project

The Building Safety Division recently inspected the massive amount of reinforcing bars put into place for the foundation of the $50.5 million HUB project in Campustown.  The foundation pour will require 3,700 cubic yards of concrete delivered by 405 concrete trucks. The HUB is a 17-story building that will include 322 apartments, parking, and a Target store.


$238.2 Million in Construction Permits Issued in 2018

Champaign continues to prove to be the perfect place to live, work, and play, as the Fire Department’s Building Safety Division reports they processed $238,246,913 in construction permits during 2018. This is the second-highest year since 2008, following only 2014 when approximately $243 million of construction permits were issued. Continued commercial and residential development in […]


City Employees Set New Records for Charitable Giving

In 2018, the City of Champaign once again participated in the Combined Charities Campaign that was organized by the United Way of Champaign County.  Each year, the City participates in this campaign by encouraging City employees to donate to a wide variety of local, state, and national charitable organizations.  The campaign wrapped up late last […]